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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in Slovakia
Inserted: 26.10.2018
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Slovakia as a very mountainous country offers plenty of natural beauties in the form of high peaks, gorges, waterfalls and picturesque lakes – the „ples“. At the same time in Slovakia you will find a number of beautiful towns and historical monuments such as castles, chateaus and interesting folk architecture. Come and see the most beautiful of them.

23.
The Church of St. Michael Archangel

Dražovský church from the 11th century

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| Altitude: 181 m / 594 ft

The church of St. Michael the Archangel (from the 11th century) is situated on a rocky hill above Dražovce,… continue reading

22.
Babia hora

The highest mountain of Beskydy

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| Altitude: 1 725 m / 5 659 ft

Babia hora (1,725 m above sea level) is the highest peak of the Beskids and the entire Western Carpathians.… continue reading

21.
Church in Liptovské Matiašovce

The most beautiful church of Liptov

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| Altitude: 616 m / 2 021 ft

The most beautiful church in Liptov is located in Liptovské Matiašovce. Church of St. Ladislav is surrounded… continue reading

20.
Strečno Castle

Famous ruin over the river Váh

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| Altitude: 415 m / 1 362 ft

Directly above the Váh River, on a high rock promontory, stands the extensive ruin of Strečno Castle. The… continue reading

19.
Čičmany

Village with painted woods

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| Altitude: 649 m / 2 129 ft

Čičmany is a village located in the valley of Strážovské vrchy, at the source of the river Rajčianka. It is… continue reading

18.
Gombasecká Cave

The most famous cave in Slovak Karst

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| Altitude: 267 m / 876 ft

Gombasecká Cave is the most famous cave in Slovak Karst. It is famous not only for its beautiful coloring up… continue reading

17.
Košice

The second largest city of Slovakia

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| Altitude: 213 m / 699 ft

Košice is the second largest city in Slovakia and the center of its eastern part. They have an interesting… continue reading

16.
Calvary in Banská Štiavnica

The most beautiful calvary in Slovakia

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| Altitude: 654 m / 2 146 ft

The most beautiful calvary in Slovakia can be found in the historical mining town of Banská Štiavnica. Here… continue reading

15.
Beckov Castle

The ruins of which has its charm

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| Altitude: 215 m / 705 ft

Beckov Castle is located in the village of the same name in the district of Nové Mesto nad Váhom. The hike to… continue reading

14.
Zelené pleso Valley

Entrance gate to Belianske Tatras

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| Altitude: 1 551 m / 5 089 ft

Dolina Zeléného plesa is a valley in the High Tatras. The Green Stream, flowing from the Green lake „pleso“,… continue reading

13.
Gerlachovský štít

The highest mountain of the Carpathians

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| Altitude: 2 654 m / 8 707 ft

Gerlachovský štít (2,654m above sea level) is not only the highest mountain in Slovakia but also of the whole… continue reading

12.
Súľovské Rocks

The famous Slovak rock town

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| Altitude: 816 m / 2 677 ft

Suľovské skaly is located about 20 km southwest of the town of Žilina, in Súľovské vrchy. The highest point… continue reading

11.
Lomnický štít

The second highest mountain in Slovakia

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| Altitude: 2 634 m / 8 642 ft

The Lomnický štít (2,634m above sea level) is the second highest mountain of the High Tatras and Slovakia,… continue reading

10.
Prosiecká gorge

The most beautiful gorge of the Choc Hills

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| Altitude: 800 m / 2 625 ft

Prosiecka gorge is located in the Choč hills near the famous Bešeňová thermal resort. We pass through the… continue reading

9.
Veľké Hincovo lake

The biggest and deepest lake "pleso" of Slovakia

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| Altitude: 1 946 m / 6 385 ft

The Great Hincovo Pleso is a glacial glacial lake in Hincova Valley in the High Tatras. With an area of 20.08… continue reading

8.
Kriváň

National Mountains of the Slovaks

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| Altitude: 2 494 m / 8 182 ft

Krivan (2,494m asl) is the first mountain of the High Tatras from the west. Not only because of its… continue reading

7.
Kežmarok

The most beautiful city of Spiš

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| Altitude: 625 m / 2 051 ft

The historic town of Kežmarok is located in the valley of the Poprad River between the High Tatras and the… continue reading

6.
Vlkolínec

The most famous folk architecture of Slovakia

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| Altitude: 711 m / 2 333 ft

Vlkolínec is located in the Veľká Fatra Mountains at an altitude of 718 m asl. It represents the most… continue reading

5.
Velký Rozsutec

The most beautiful mountain in Slovakia

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| Altitude: 1 610 m / 5 282 ft

The Velký Rozsutec (1,610m asl) does not belong to the highest mountains of Slovakia, but it is considered to… continue reading

4.
Levoča

The most beautiful historical city of Slovakia

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| Altitude: 577 m / 1 893 ft

Levoča is a relatively small town, roughly only 15,000 inhabitants, but it has a very valuable historical… continue reading

3.
Bojnice Castle

The most romantic chateau in Slovakia

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| Altitude: 309 m / 1 014 ft

Bojnice Chateau is a romantic castle with partially left originally Gothic foundations of the castle. The… continue reading

2.
Spiš Castle

The largest castle in Slovakia

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| Altitude: 583 m / 1 913 ft

It is the largest castle in Slovakia. Since 1993 it has been listed at UNESCO. It is located about 1.5 km… continue reading

1.
Bratislava

The capital of Slovakia

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| Altitude: 139 m / 456 ft

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and even the largest city. It has almost half a million inhabitants.… continue reading

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